Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Pretty pink flower

Good morning all,
I hope everyone is well. This morning I am bringing you a 2 challenge card.
These two wonderful challenges gave me the perfect excuse to create something with my new ability I have just acquired....
Yes it's a crochet flower!

But more importantly I've attached a broach clip on the back of it. So it not just a greetings card but also a gift. It is held in place by a paper tag that can easily be ripped off without destroying the card.
  • Card - Cream, Pink and Kraft(closest thing I had to Tan)
  • Stamps - WMS Dainty Doillies 2 and Compact sentiments
  • Ink - S.U. Pretty in Pink and Crumb Cake
  • Pearls from stash
  • Crochet flower Broach - 3cm broach clip, 1.75mm crochet hook, DMC Petra 5149(flower) and DMC Pearlescent E966(leaf) PLUS Mom of 5 Daughters how to video (see previous post - crochet how to video)
I aged the edges a little as it just felt right.
I've almost always believed in doing what feels right.

I shall endevour not to bore you all to death with my crocheting escapades....but I can't promise :-)

Buffy xx


Karin Ã…kesdotter said...

What a BEAUTIFUL and soft take on the sketch! LOVE your doilies!
Have a wonderful day, hugs, Karin

Deborah Frings said...

Oh Buffy - this is just lovely! A super combination of challenges, and I love the doilies with the crocheted flower. Thanks so much for playing along with CR84FN this week!

PS I'll have a dozen in assorted colours please :) xxx

Teresa Kline said...

this is super cute, luv the pink flower...have a wonderful day!

enjoy *~*

Mona L. Pendleton said...

So pretty Buffy! Love the mix of doilies and crocheted flower embellishment! Thanks for joining along with CR84FN :)

Pauline said...

Such a pretty pretty card! Love the doilies and the fab crochet flower.
Thanks for joining us at CR84Fn this week!

Jeanne J said...

Buffy, I love your take on the sketch. The doilies are perfect and the pearls are a beautiful addition ... this is so clean looking! Beautiful!

Kelly S. said...

This is a great take on both challenges, Buffy! Love the doilies with the soft pink and kraft color scheme. The crocheted flower compliments them perfectly!

Tracey McNeely said...

Beautiful card, I love the crocheted flower.

Sue Lelli said...

Buffy, FAB stamping and LOVE your crocheted flower! PRETTY card! THX for playing with us at CR84FN!

Marilyn (mlj-mlj) said...

Pretty card! Love the sketch & crochet flower.

Heather Jensen said...

So very pretty Buffy. Love that sweet crochet flower. Thanks for playing at CR84FN. :)

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